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People on the Move: May 10

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People on the Move is a rundown of recent hirings, promotions, appointments and other notable movements by professionals in the state. If you’re interested in submitting an entry, please contact news@delawarebusinesstimes.com.

Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP, a Delaware-based law firm, announced Nicole K. Pedi has joined the firm as counsel with the General Litigation Practice Group.

Nicole K. Pedi | PHOTO COURTESY OF POTTER ANDERSON

“We are thrilled to welcome Nicole to Potter Anderson,” Jeremy W. Ryan, a partner and leader of Potter Anderson’s General Litigation Practice Group, said. “Nicole brings valuable experience and skills as an up-and-coming litigator.”

Pedi said, “It is a privilege to join Potter Anderson and its highly regarded team of litigators. I look forward to working with my new colleagues to continue serving clients in the commercial and intellectual property spaces.”

Pedi focuses her practice on commercial and intellectual property litigation. Her experience includes matters involving breach of contract, fraud, noncompetes, and trade secret claims.

Pedi joins Potter Anderson from another Delaware law firm. She is among only four attorneys nationwide selected for the 2022-2024 Young Lawyers Leadership Program of the American Bar Association’s Section of Litigation.

Pedi earned her J.D. from Villanova University School of Law and her Bachelor of Arts from Georgetown University.


Carvertise, an advertising company, named James Stover the vice president of revenue operations. Stover will work closely with CEO Mac Macleod and the company’s sales, marketing and operations leaders. He’ll be tasked with driving new opportunities for Carvertise’s sales team through leading the BDR lead generation and qualification process; optimizing the company’s marketing initiatives; and revamping its marketing and sales techstack, among other responsibilities.

Stover comes to Carvertise with more than 18 years of expertise in various RevOps capacities. He most recently worked for Rappi, the delivery app based in Columbia, South America, where he served in various roles, including senior director of finance and head of revenue SP&A.

Stover’s hire comes at a time when Carvertise continues to add executive personnel and new products while rapidly accelerating sales growth. In 2023, the company nearly doubled the amount of wrapped cars it had on the roads; and between 2019 and 2022, Carvertise’s revenue grew 198%, maintaining its spot on the latest Inc. 5000 fastest-growing business in the U.S. for the third consecutive year. The company is also investing heavily in engineering and created a new team of five engineers in 2023 to build out the company’s technology infrastructure to help the company scale more quickly.


Harvey Hanna & Associates (HHA), a commercial real estate redevelopment firm, announced two team member promotions.

Will Harvey is promoted to executive vice president of operations. In his expanded role, Harvey will be in responsible charge of HHA’s property management, field services, and construction management groups.

Highlighted by a proven history of excellence and dedication to the company’s growth, Harvey has played a pivotal role in HHA’s project management for many successful industrial redevelopment initiatives throughout the HHA portfolio. Key projects include the successful revitalization of 500 Water Street, Newport, buildouts for 10 Dockview Drive, New Castle and 50 Harbor View Drive, New Castle. Most notably, Harvey has successfully led over 3.5 million square feet of tenant fit-outs contributing to HHA’s tenant occupancy rate of 96% over the last several years. Harvey has been with HHA since 2002.

Michael T. Nash has been promoted to the position of vice president of construction management. In this capacity, Nash will be primarily responsible for oversight of HHA construction management services for new and existing industrial, commercial and hospitality facilities. Nash’s innovative approach to construction and project management has served invaluable to the HHA team and its evolving hospitality portfolio. Since 2021, Nash successfully led the construction management for Hyatt Place Dewey Beach, Hyatt House Lewes / Rehoboth Beach, Hyatt Place Kent Narrows & Marina, COAST Rehoboth Beach and the most recent HHA industrial project at 50 Harbor View Drive at Delaware River Industrial Park. Nash has worked with HHA since 2021.

“We are all proud of Will and Mike’s contributions to the HHA team. Their passion, expertise, and dedication to our company’s mission have been instrumental in our continued growth and success,” Thomas J. Hanna, president and CEO, Harvey, Hanna & Associates, Inc., said. “We are excited to see them thrive in their new roles and continue to drive HHA’s commitment to impactful economic development projects through commercial real estate.”


Catherine Eisel has been named the chief risk officer of LINKBANCORP, Inc. and its banking subsidiary, LINKBANK.

Catherine Eisel | PHOTO COURTESY OF LINKBANCORP

Eisel, who originally joined LINKBANK as deputy chief risk officer, will serve as a member of the Company’s executive leadership team and report directly to Samuel. Her responsibilities will encompass overseeing all aspects of the Company’s risk management program.

Eisel has spent her entire career with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (“FDIC”) in a variety of roles including financial institution examiner, senior bank examination training specialist and supervisory training administrator. She is a commissioned risk management examiner.

Samuel commented, “Given our continuing growth strategy, we understand the importance of consistently developing and maturing our enterprise-wide risk management program. With Cate’s risk management expertise and training and development background, as well as her leadership experience, we are confident that she will be a valuable contributor to the Company’s success.” He continued, “We are excited to welcome her to the executive team and look forward to her leadership in our risk area.”

Eisel earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Business from Cornell College.


Bayhealth’s Family Medicine Resident Mackenzie Bredbenner, MD, has been awarded the 2024 American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) Foundation Family Medicine Leader (FM Leads) Emerging Leader Institute Scholarship.

Mackenzie Bredbenner | PHOTO COURTESY OF BAYHEALTH

By participating in the FM Leads Emerging Leader Institute, Dr. Bredbenner will have the opportunity to connect with other physicians, students, and residents across the country.

“Through my time at Bayhealth, I’ve learned that true leadership isn’t about authority, but about embracing a problem-solving mindset and delving into the root causes of issues,” Dr. Bredbenner stated.

Although she was initially hesitant to apply for the scholarship, her residency family encouraged her to put her best foot forward and apply. “I am thankful for my program director Dr. Vasagar, and my advisor Dr. Bchech for instilling in me the confidence to apply for this scholarship,” said Dr. Bredbenner.

“With this opportunity, I’ll gain access to invaluable training that will further hone my leadership abilities and promote family medicine as a unifying force across specialties, advocating for a holistic approach to patient care,” Dr. Bredbenner said.

Dr. Bredbenner is committed to advancing the specialty of Family Medicine and invoking positive changes within her community through leadership development.

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